Chief Minister Jai Ram says effective steps being taken to ensure the supply of essential commodities
Appropriate and effective steps are being taken by the state government to ensure adequate availability of essential commodities to the people of the state during the twenty-one-day lockdown in the country as well as the State. This was stated by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while presiding over a high-level meeting held here today to take stock of the situation arisen due to the lockdown.
Chief Minister said that effective steps would be taken to ensure that the supply of essential commodities from the outside the state does not hamper. He said that for this, steps would be taken to supplement the supply line. He said that there was sufficient stock of ration, pulses and edible oils in the state. The steps would also be taken to ensure the availability of milk and bread in sufficient quantity. He said that if required, milk collection centers would be established to facilitate the consumers and also avoid unnecessary crowding.
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur directed that adequate steps must be taken to ensure the availability of cattle fodder. He said that the movement of nomadic Gaddi and Gujjars and their herds should not be restricted and all preventive measures should be taken for their safety.
Chief Secretary Anil Kumar Khachi, Additional Chief Secretary, Home Manoj Kumar, Additional Chief Secretary Health R.D. Dhiman, Director General of Police S.R. Mardi, Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister Sanjay Kundu and Secretary GAD Devesh Kumar attended the meeting.
In the meantime, all corrective measures have been taken by the Himachal Government and all the respective departments have been instructed to ensure proper supply of essential commodities.
Himachal government is taking all thee steps in order of the 21 Days lockdown across the nation in wake of COVID-19
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